OT: Is any hard disk brand better/worse than the others?

D. Hugh Redelmeier hugh-pmF8o41NoarQT0dZR+AlfA at public.gmane.org
Tue Dec 2 07:35:20 UTC 2008

| From: jemcinto-cpI+UMyWUv+w5LPnMra/2Q at public.gmane.org

| > Ehm, DOS style partition table has a limit of 2TB (2^32 sectors).
| 2^32 sectors is NOT 2TB, it is 4GB.


2^32 = 4G

A sector is (usually) 512 bytes so

2^32 sectors = 2TB
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